Freelance Digital Travel Reporter (Casual shifts for three months)
Are you a digital reporter looking to break into Travel? Sun Online is
looking for a digital journalist to work on the Travel Desk for a
three-month period. The role will be five days a week, 8am-5pm. It
will cover everything from breaking news and features to SEO content
and exclusives. No travel experience is necessary, but online
journalism (preferably on a national) is a must.
This job is a mix of office-based and working from home and there will
be opportunities to do travel reviews.
- Proven ability to cover news stories and write engaging features online.
- Knowledge of the travel industry is desirable but not essential
-Excellent writing skills with the ability to deliver vibrant and
clean copy to very tight deadlines
-Have a strong contact book and understand the Sun Online audience
-Ability to write brilliant headlines in the famous Sun style and
produce sparkling copy at speed
-Knowledge of social media, SEO and web publishing
-Enthusiasm, imagination and a notebook full of ideas are all essential
-Being a self-starter is key – and you will need to thrive under the
pressure of a busy newsroom.
-Have a thorough knowledge of the IPSO Code of Conduct, media law and
-Willingness to work flexible hours over a seven-day rota pattern.
The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.
We are a diverse team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised. This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.